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99% Missing: or where on earth did the time go?

The Dark Matter of Sedimentology

Written by Paul Garner
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  • Format: A5 Booklet
  • Dimensions: 5.75" x 8.5"
  • Length: 26 pages
  • Technicality: Semi-Technical
  • Ages: Teens – Adults
  • Publisher: Biblical Creation Trust
  • Published: 2019
  • SKU: UK-19-08
  • ISBN: 978-1-9998859-2-2
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The evidence presented in this booklet suggests the standard radiometric time scale faces a plausibility problem in accounting for the Earth's sedimentary rock record, and that the Bible's short chronology provides a better explanation.


This booklet will cover the following:-


  • I.Radiometric dating implies the rock record is full of time gaps
    • 1. The sedimentary rock record
    • 2. The apparent plausibility of radiometric dates
    • 3. Sediment accumulation rates in the present day
    • 4. Sediment accumulation rates in the past
    • 5. Mismatch between modern and anicent sedimentation rates
    • 6. Frozen accidents?

  • II. The amount of erosion expected in the time gaps is missing
    • 1. Time gaps should leave evidence
    • Case Study: The Moenkopi-Shinarump time gap
    • 2. Paraconformities
    • 3. Far-reaching implications

  • III The amount of bioturbation expected in the time gaps is missing
    • 1. Sediment mixing by animals
    • 2. Remarkably rapid rates of burrowing
    • 3. Colorado Plateau survey
    • Case study: Bioturbation in the Moenkopi Formation, Hurricane Mesa, Utah

  • IV Conclusion: the radiometric time scale has a plausibility problem

  • Notes and References

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